Home Buyers Guide To Long Beach: Alamitos Beach

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 04 March 2014 14:06

About Alamitos Beach

Alamitos Beach is a coastal community of Long Beach bordered by Junipero Avenue on the east, Shoreline Drive and Alamitos Blvd on the west, 4th Street to the north and Ocean Blvd on the south. Long Beach Real Estate in the community of Alamitos Beach includes condos as well as single family homes. The area is arranged with large condominium complexes along the beach and smaller condos and single family homes as you move inland.

Alamitos Beach is popular real estate in Long Beach CA because of its close proximity to the beach as well as several hubs of entertainment, shopping and nightlife. Bixby Park located within Alamitos Beach hosts a Farmers Market every Tuesday and offers several other amenities and activities for residents including a skate park, community center, sport courts, playground and picnic area with barbeque pits.

Shopping in Alamitos Beach

Shoreline Village

401-435 Shoreline Village Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802

Shoreline Village is a picturesque harbor village with a vintage carnival feel offering great fun for kids, restaurants and unique shops for residents of all ages to enjoy. Located in Rainbow Harbor, Shoreline Village is popular among tourists who come in on cruise ships as well as residents looking for some fun. Activities in Shoreline Village include sailing, cruises and fun at the Pelican Pier Pavilion with a carousel, arcade games and more.

The Pike

95 S Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

The Pike at Rainbow Harbor is within walking distance from Shoreline Village and tons of other Long Beach attractions including: Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach Convention Center, and Harbor Breeze Cruises. The Pike is made up primarily of restaurants with some fun mixed in including the historic Carousel and Giant Wheel, Laugh Factory comedy club and Cinemark Theaters.

Nightlife in Alamitos Beach

For bar hopping and other late night fun near Alamitos Beach there is what is known as the 4th Street Corridor and the Broadway Corridor. These small business districts represent the unique local flavor of the city and make Long Beach, CA homes for sale in the area so desirable. Along with Shoreline Village and the Pike, these areas are full of fun and character.

4th Street Corridor

The 4th Street Corridor runs along the northern border of Alamitos Beach and is within walking distance to both Shoreline Village and the Pike.  Also known as Retro Row, this small business district is full of vintage and kitschy shopping as well as a number of bars and restaurants. 4th Street houses the oldest operating single screen house in Long Beach, Portfolio Coffeehouse which was the first coffeehouse in the city to have poetry readings and several other unique and independent local businesses.

Broadway Corridor

The Broadway Corridor is well known for its significant LGBT community and several well established bars and businesses which cater to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. Popular bars and eateries include The Paradise Piano Bar and Restaurant, Hamburger Mary’s and Sweetwater Saloon.

If you’d like to learn more about Long Beach real estate and homes for sale near all the great downtown fun and entertainment, contact the local experts at one of our First Team Long Beach Offices. Our agents know the area better than anyone in the business and are your best resource to help you find the right home.

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Originally posted at: http://www.firstteam.com/blog/?p=7621

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